Tuesday’s Mashup: Fans are not thrilled with Rob Gronkowski’s Gronk Beach announcement

Lucy Burdge
November 19, 2019 - 9:51 am
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TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NHL: Bruins at Devils, 7 p.m. (NESN)

AROUND THE WEB: 

-- Rob Gronkowski’s big announcement on Tuesday was not about his return to football and fans are not happy. 

Gronkowski announced on Instagram and Twitter that he will be hosting the Gronk Beach festival in February and many of the responses were negative. 

I am going for the championship of partying in Miami with my very own music festival during Big Game Weekend: @GronkBeach presented by @MonsterEnergy! Located right on the sand of Miami Beach with all my favorite artists: @DIPLO | @KASKADE | @richforever | @official_flo | @CARNAGE | @3LAU, an open bar, and amazing food! See you in Miami on Saturday, Feb 1st @GronkBeach! Tickets on sale on Thursday @11AM EST. Register now at www.GronkBeach.com

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The event will take place in Miami on Super Bowl LIV weekend. 

-- David Ortiz celebrated his 44th birthday on Monday and got a sweet message from his son on Instagram. 

D’Angelo Ortiz posted a picture of his dad to his Instagram with a heartfelt caption. 

Happy birthday pops. seeing u do what u do everyday drives me to wanna be better and better ur the best role model ever and also my best friend.Its crazy to think ur getting older because everytime u dress up for salsa Sunday u dress like ur 20 and everytime I see u it reminds me what real swag is --------❤️ love u pops have a great day

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“Happy birthday pops. seeing u do what u do everyday drives me to wanna be better and better ur the best role model ever and also my best friend.Its crazy to think ur getting older because everytime u dress up for salsa Sunday u dress like ur 20 and everytime I see u it reminds me what real swag is (laughing emojis, heart emoji) love u pops have a great day,” he wrote. 

To which Ortiz responded, “hey kid l love you too and remember yes l’m your best friend for life..... by the way l was born with swag don’t hate.”

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Yeah, we talk on a regular basis and I think Tom’s attitude has been good. He works hard in practice and I feel like we are getting better in all three phases of the game.” -- Bill Belichick, to OMF, on Tom Brady

 

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